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Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present

Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present

by Cynthia Stokes Brown

Editeur : New Press, The
ISBN: 9781595588487
Broché: 336
Télécharger les formats: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Taille du fichier: 9 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-11-29
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An epic book that Kirkus called "world history on a grand scale," Big History begins when the universe is no more than the size of an atom and ends with a twenty-first-century planet inhabited by 6.1 billion people. It's a story that takes in prehistoric geology, human evolution, the agrarian age, the Black Death, the voyages of Columbus, the industrial revolution, and global warming. Along the way historian Cynthia Stokes Brown considers topics as varied as cell formation, population growth, global disparities, and illiteracy, creating a stunning synthesis of the historical and scientific knowledge of humanity and the earth we inhabit. Big History represents a new kind of history, one ...